Dragonboat trio head for cham­pi­onships

Gloucestershire Echo - - SPORTING INDEX -

» AFTER train­ing in the Bri­tish Na­tional Train­ing Scheme over the win­ter, Per­shore Phoenix Dragonboat Rac­ing mem­bers Pauline Young, David Black­more and Michael Da­combe have qual­i­fied to com­pete for Great Bri­tain at the 2019 Dragon Boat World Cham­pi­onships in Thai­land in Au­gust.

Young is part of the Grand Dragons squad while Black­more and Da­combe are part of the un­der-18s Squad.

The cham­pi­onships will be held in Pat­ta­yaray­ong from Au­gust 20-25.

The club’s next race is in Mil­ton Keynes on June 1, train­ing ses­sions are 6.30pm Wed­nes­days and 9.30am Sun­days.

New mem­bers are wel­come - pad­dles and buoy­ancy aids can be pro­vided – please bring light sports type clothes.

Michael Da­combe, Pauline Young and David Black­more

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